Archive May 2009
This is an archive of articles that Lincoln Cannon published in May 2009. An annual archive for 2009 is available. And a full archive of all articles that Lincoln has published since 2005 is also available. You may also search for articles and other content that's available on any of Lincoln's websites, including social media.
Arbitrary Interpretations of Memes
Susan Blackmore gave the following TED Talk on memes in February 2008. I agree with her application of the evolution ... Read the article →
Shelly Kagan on Philosophy of Life and Death
I’ve begun watching Shelly Kagan’s lectures on the “Philosophy of Life and Death” via Academic Earth, which links to thousands ... Read the article →
Shelly Kagan on the Nature of Persons
In this lecture, Shelly Kagan talks about life and death, as well as persons, in black-and-white terms. However, are there ... Read the article →
Bednar Suggests Spirit is Information
At a recent LDS Church meeting for young adults, Elder David A Bednar commented on technology, and implied that spirit ... Read the article →
Should you take resveratrol to live longer?
A couple months ago, my wife and I started taking resveratrol, a dietary supplement that appears to be effecting significantly ... Read the article →
Science and Technology Are NOT Beyond the Mark
Some have criticized Mormon Transhumanists, or even scientific- and technologically-leaning Mormons generally, as “looking beyond the mark” and not relying ... Read the article →
Shelly Kagan on the Existence of the Soul
In his third lecture on the philosophy of life and death, Shelly Kagan begins presenting and refuting arguments for the ... Read the article →